Wood glue takes awhile to set, that’s a problem if you can’t use a clamp to hold the pieces you need to glue in position. In these situations, I’ve typically found myself using 5-minute epoxy, but that can be a messy, sticky and expensive option. It also leaves you with a joint that doesn’t sand as well as one held by true wood glue. The great tip in the video above saves you from epoxy and other sticky alternatives by utilizing a little super glue to hold your joint in place while the wood glue does its magic.

Since we are talking wood glue, I recommend you watch this great primer from Steve Ramsey on glues: